Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Careers at AMSA

We have offices all over Australia

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is a diverse organisation offering career opportunities for people from a wide range of disciplines, from university graduates through to established professionals. 


AMSA offers a wide range of roles in many different areas. Have a look at our current vacancies. Join our ‘Job Alert’ mailing list to be notified about vacancies with AMSA.

Applying for a job

This information will tell you how to apply for a role at AMSA and the steps involved, including the interview process and assessing your suitability for the role you have applied for.

Who we are

AMSA's corporate video describes our key responsibilities and activities including vessel and seafarer safety, navigation services, search and rescue, marine environmental response and international engagement and regional capacity building.

Corporate video

AMSA values

To help you understand more about AMSA’s organisational culture, a brief video has been developed. The video features current employees of AMSA sharing their experiences working with us and how they feel about the culture of the organisation.

The video also describes our values that were selected by our people:

AMSA values

PROFESSIONAL – We act with integrity and are pragmatic in our approach.

COLLABORATIVE – We value and respect others and work together to achieve our objectives.

DEDICATED – We are committed to AMSA’s mission and responsive to the needs of our customers and stakeholders.

ACCOUNTABLE – We take responsibility for our decisions and actions.

If you are applying for a role with AMSA, or simply would like to know more about what we do you are encouraged to watch the video. 

Working at AMSA

AMSA is a largely self-funded government statutory authority employing around 400 people and offering unique and challenging career opportunities.

AMSA has a strong culture with high job and organisation engagement. All employees, whether directly or indirectly involved, work together to enhance the safety of shipping and seafarers, to protect the marine environment, and to coordinate maritime and aviation search and rescue services.

We work closely with other Australian and international government agencies and related industries, providing valuable advice and expertise.

AMSA’s organisational structure  includes AMSA Board, the Executive and four operational and service areas.

AMSA employees are expected to abide by the AMSA Code of Conduct and represent AMSA values.

Job alert

Join our Job alert mailing list to be notified about vacancies with AMSA.

Related information

Corporate information

Cover of the Australian Maritime Authority Diversity plan 2014 to 2017  Cover of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Enterprise Agreement 2012 to 2015  Cover of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's Workforce strategy 2012 to 2017  Annual report cover
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